Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VMware Player and Workstation

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Today. I’ll show you how to Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VMware Player and Workstation.

You can actually install and run OS X on any Intel-based and Amd proccesor with a program called VMware Player . VMware Player is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for home use and free Version. VMware is a useful tool that allows you run different operating systems Windows, Linux, Ubuntu and Mac OS X. You can drag and drop files from windows and put it in Mac OS X. You can use Internet and download Apps.

Niresh’s was the only free distro which was released for Mac OS X, since the iAtkos Team decided to release their Mac OS X distro for specific hardware on donation basis. Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD Niresh distro is install disks but change bootloader file and add hardware Kext. By replacing the files with Chameleon Boot and FakeSMC, then the VMware will boot the Install DVD (ISO File).

Yosemite Niresh AMD Processor Image

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Running MAC OS X 10.10 on your Windows desktop or Linux will take a bit of work, but it’s easy to do and the final product is awesome. To see what the whole setup will look like when you’re done, check out the video below. Follow the instructions below to set it up for yourself.

What all Required to Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VMware

CPU Processors: ( i3, i5 processors are more preferable).
Ram: 4 GB RAM (2,5 GB for VMware)
Hard-drive space: 20 GB
Display: Intel HD (or Higher)
OS: Windows (7 or 8 or 10) and Linux
MainBoard: Support Hardware Virtualization Technology (VT).

Steps to Use Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD Processor on VMware on Windows

Step 1: Extract Image File with Winrar or 7zip

Right Click Part1 then select Extract here:

Step 1: Extract image with Winrar

Step 1: Extract image with Winrar

Step 2: Install VMware Player or Workstation

This is VMware Player (free):

VMware Player

VMware Player

Step 3: Create New Virtual Machine on VMware

Guest OS: Microsoft Windows
Version: Windows 8 x64
Virtual machine Name: Your Machine Name
Location: You can save file another harddisk.
Click Next > “Store Virtual Disk” > Next > Finish.

Choose OS  System:

Choose OS system

Choose OS system

Step 4: Add Bootloader AMD Disk and Yosemite Virtual Disk

Remove current Hard Disk:
> Click “Edit Virtual Machine Setting”
> Select Harddisk (Sata) Click Remove

Add Bootloader AMD Disk:
Click Add – Hard Disk – SATA
Click “Use an Existing Virtual Disk”
Browse: D:\…\ Bootload for AMD.vmdk

Add Bootloader AMD Disk

Add Bootloader AMD Disk

Add Yosemite Niresh Intel And AMD Disk.
Click Add – Hard Disk – SATA
Click “Use an Existing Virtual Disk”
Browse: D:\…\Mac OS X Yosemite Niresh Intel And AMD.vmdk

Add Yosemite Disk

Add Yosemite Disk

Make Sure First Boot is Bootloader AMD:

All Virtual Disk

All Virtual Disk

Step 5: Edit Your Virtual Machine

Memory: 2560 – 4096 MB or Higher
Processor: 2-16 Core.
Network: NAT

Step 6: Play Virtual Machine with Boot Flag (about 5 minute)

AMD, Haswell and HP Laptop users may have to use custom kernel in order to make the system boot & work properly
AMD Users : /amd
: /amd1
: /amd2
: /amd64
: /amd32 (its actually a 64 bit kernel)
: /amdfx (can also boot non FX Processors)
Haswell Users : /haswell
HP Laptops with Intel Processors : /hp or /hp1

To use a custom kernel you just have to type the correct kernel name listed in above
example to Boot with AMD kernel
just type : /amd
then press the Enter key



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134 Comments on "Install Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite AMD On Windows On VMware Player and Workstation"



I can’t find the bootload for AMD virtual hard disk – it is not included in the RAR file.

I also can’t seem to get to any point where I can type in the /amd

All I get is a white apple in the middle of the screen.. Any help would be appreciated!


hi i have a problem

debugger not configured (hanging)


For some reason it asks me to login when I run the virtual machine, I never went through the install process so I don’t have a login and cant get past that screen. any ideas?


Thank you for sharing! This is a great image, so I can use AMD processor to run OS X.
If you can not find the network adapter can be installed “All in One Ethernet Solution” to solve.
Hope to help and I have the same problem friends.


my mouse is offset when i installed vmware tools


i’m getting a spinning pinwheel over the location selection, how do i fix this, also, how do i use my windows wifi for OS X also


Hi there, first, thanks a lot for your tutorial. But when I press /amd32 the hackintosh load but I get stucked on a screen that says:

“Looking for a wireless keyboard. If one is found it will be paired with your computer. Check your cables if you expect to use a USB Keyboard”

The Funny thing about that is: I’m using a AMDx64 Notebook, it means that my keyboard stays on the computer.


I successfully installed and had it working but when i shut down and reopen i had to start osx install all over again??

Thanks a lot for the tutorial. It is every helpful. I followed the instructions step by step, and I did make it work successfully at the first time. And here is the problem I am facing now: When I entered the Yosemite start screen at the first time, I chose the location,… logged into my apple account, everything looks fine, then I was asked to create a computer account, I did create it, …. then I can see everything, I can operate the system,… then I power off my system, then quit VMware. Next time, when I start Yosemite in… Read more »

initail username and password please


I am able to access the mac os but it doesn’t ask me information (such as what country I am in or to create a profile). It takes me directly to the login screen and when I input my username and password it won’t accept it. I have tried using the other amd boots. what else can I do to be able to actually login?


hello i have this setup
amd fx8350 16gb RAM VMWare Player 12. I had been able to install yosemite 10.10 and i was able to boot using the /amd boot flag. However, once the system updated to 10.10.5, I started getting kernel panic error: waiting for remote debugger connection. /amd boot flag is not now working.


In the first stages of configuring the OS there is no internet connection available, though I have the NAT setting enabled in VMware. If I choose no Internet connection available, the config completes but then when trying to configure the network adapter in the Settings panel, all that is there is a Bluetooth adapter.


Mouse offset problem


Tried all bootflags, still getting stuck at the middle (AMD A6-6400K)


I am stuck at boot after entering name and password.Waited for 15min but nothing happened.
processor – amd a4-4000
motherboard – gigabyte
Any help appreciated!


Good guide, Thanks. But I have some problems with performanse. I installed tools but OS still work slow. My CPU is FX8350, Environment: VMware 12, Wondows 8.1


its a VM, its not gonna run fast at all. its mostly used if you need to open a CRITICAL application that your current OS cant open.


Hey, how do I install VMWare Tools?


You should choose darwin.iso in source for your virtual CD-drive. Go to “Edit vm settings” -> CD/DVD -> Connection area -> Select Use ISO image file and type C:Program Files (x86)VMwareVMware Workstationdarwin.iso
After boot you can see vmware tools icon on your desktop


Tried all the flags, running AMD FX-9590, Guest system continues to shut down CPU. Anyone have thoughts?


Fixed this issue when you get to the boot menu and asked to type in the /amd ect. I was adding the semi-colon before the amd. as soon as I typed /amd and not : /amd it booted up and installed fine


ok i manage to get it running. However i’m using wireless connection on my PC.. how do i connect the MAc OS to network?
Additionally, is it possible to update this to latest version?


VMware can use NAT. The guest MacOX must have internet connection ffrom host OS by default

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